Volume : VI, Issue : V, September - 2022
Prematurity is incredibly common in children within the Indian scenario. Techniques for oral motor stimulation have been explored, therefore the preterm newborn develops the transition to full oral feeding safer and active suck in an exceedingly shorter time This study aims to hold out a systematic scientific review of national and international literature reporting different techniques and elucidate their effectiveness, regarding the oral sensorimotor stimulation of preterm neonates that remained hospitalized. According to literature, the foremost current technique utilized in India is that non-nutritive sucking with a gloved finger or orthodontic pacifier. Other countries also recorded the technique of non-nutritive sucking in pacifiers followed by oral motor muscle stimulation as a current new approach. these techniques have been positively affecting neonates' oral function development. Regarding the need for promotion of exclusive eastfeeding, recent publications highlighted a concerning percentage of synthetic nipples usage for stimulation in neonatal intensive care medical units.
EFFECT OF ORAL MOTOR MUSCLE STIMULATION ON OUTCOMES OF PRETERM INFANT-RESEARCH PROTOCOL, Mr. Raj K. Motghare, Mrs. Archana Mourya, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-6 | Issue-5 | September-2022